The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 162 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.070% 0.21% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 1.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Median salary £32,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.95%
VPLS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
443 563 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.58% 16.83% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 368 470 580
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing VPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VPLS
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Leeds region.

VPLS Salary Trend in Leeds

VPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing VPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VPLS.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) BCP
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BCP
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds